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2009-08-31 16:16:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Senate candidate Cheryle Robinson Jackson today received key endorsements from U.S. Representative Bobby Rush, State Senator Rev.

2008-10-07 03:00:20

CHICAGO - Maurisha Gaiter didn't raise her two daughters to be honor roll students by letting them skip class. But frustrated with overcrowded classrooms, outdated textbooks and a shortage of computers, Ms.

2008-09-03 09:00:35

By JENNY SONG By Jenny Song The Associated Press NORTHFIELD, Ill. More than 1,000 Chicago public school students boycotted the first day of classes Tuesday in a protest over school funding and instead rode buses more than 30 miles north to try to enroll in a wealthy suburban district.

2008-09-02 00:00:24

By The Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) - Maurisha Gaiter didn't raise her two daughters to be honor roll students by letting them skip class.But on Tuesday, when the Chicago Public School year starts, that's what they plan to do, with their mother's encouragement.Upset by her daughters' overcrowded classrooms, outdated textbooks and shortage of computers, Gaiter is sending 11-year-old Maurisha and 14-year-old Sakiijdra north to some of the state's wealthiest suburbs to join hundreds or...


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